Intro to Zen, A 4 Week Course

Mondays, April 2, 9, 16, and 23.  7 to 8:15pm $16 Drop in for each class OR $50 for the complete course. FREE for OMZ Members! In this 4 week course, you will get a broad overview of Zen Buddhism.  We will cover highlights of its rich 2600 years of history, from the...

Demystifying the Zen Koan, with Sensei Al

Saturday, May 12th, 10am to 1pm. The paradoxical nature of Zen koans has fascinated and perplexed Westerners since Zen first was popularized during the 1960’s. In this workshop, we’ll seek to demystify koan work through meditation and group discussion,...

Precepts Ceremony

Saturday, May 12th, 3 to 4pm After many years of practice, one of our members will be taking the Buddhist precepts on this day.  This is a ceremony called jukai, in which one formally enters the Buddhist path, receives the rakusu (symbol of the Buddha’s robe),...